Jianping County

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Jianping County
建平县
County
Location in Chaoyang City
Location in Chaoyang City
Jianping is located in Liaoning
Jianping
Jianping
Location of the county seat in Liaoning
Coordinates: 41°24′N 119°39′E / 41.400°N 119.650°E / 41.400; 119.650Coordinates: 41°24′N 119°39′E / 41.400°N 119.650°E / 41.400; 119.650
Country People's Republic of China
Province Liaoning
Prefecture-level city Chaoyang
Area
 • Total 4,838 km2 (1,868 sq mi)
Elevation 411 m (1,348 ft)
Population
 • Total 580,000
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Jianping (Chinese: 建平; pinyin: Jiànpíng; literally: "build peace") is a county in the west of Liaoning province, China, bordering Inner Mongolia to the north, west, and northeast. It is under the administration of Chaoyang City, the urban centre of which is more than 65 km (40 mi) to the east. The population

Administrative divisions[edit]

There are 11 towns, 20 townships, and 1 ethnic township in the county.[1]

Towns:

Townships:

Climate[edit]

Jianping has a monsoon-influenced humid continental climate (Köppen Dwa) that barely avoids semi-arid designation (Köppen BSk), with hot and humid summers and rather long, cold, and very dry winters. More than two-thirds of the annual rainfall occurs from June thru August. Monthly 24-hour average temperatures range from −10.0 °C (14.0 °F) in January to 24.1 °C (75.4 °F) in July, for an annual average of 8.37 °C (47.1 °F). The frost-free period lasts 120 to 155 days.

Climate data for Jianping (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −2.7
(27.1)
1.1
(34)
8.0
(46.4)
17.6
(63.7)
24.1
(75.4)
28.0
(82.4)
29.4
(84.9)
28.2
(82.8)
23.7
(74.7)
16.6
(61.9)
6.8
(44.2)
−0.1
(31.8)
15.1
(59.1)
Average low °C (°F) −15.8
(3.6)
−12.3
(9.9)
−5.2
(22.6)
3.9
(39)
10.8
(51.4)
16.0
(60.8)
19.1
(66.4)
17.2
(63)
10.6
(51.1)
3.1
(37.6)
−5.6
(21.9)
−12.6
(9.3)
2.4
(36.4)
Precipitation mm (inches) 1.7
(0.067)
1.9
(0.075)
6.8
(0.268)
17.9
(0.705)
44.3
(1.744)
88.0
(3.465)
130.0
(5.118)
94.9
(3.736)
40.8
(1.606)
18.9
(0.744)
7.4
(0.291)
2.9
(0.114)
455.5
(17.933)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 1.6 1.6 2.9 4.8 7.6 11.4 12.7 11.0 7.3 4.4 2.7 1.3 69.3
Source: Weather China

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:建平县" (in Simplified Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 

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